Category Archives: resources

Check this out, a social media platform specifically for youth health… I know, I know, amazing right!!!!

What is T2X? T2X is a social network designed to help teens and adults learn about living healthy lives. In additional to all the typical social features — videos, photos, games, chats, etc — T2X also has a ton of resources about health. Whether somebody wants to learn about STDs, join an online physical activity

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It’s National Youth Justice Awareness Month, check out how you can contribute.

National Youth Justice Awareness Month National Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM) aims to provide people across the country an opportunity to develop action-oriented events in their communities during the month of October. We know that the power for change lies in our communities, so every year during the month of October, people all over the

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Juvenile Assessment Center finds ways to reach more kids who need help

Nonprofit working with local school, opening new facility to better serve needs By Joe Rubino YourHub Reporter The Juvenile Assessment Centerhas been serving young people and families in need in Douglas, Arapahoe, Elbert and Lincoln counties for 15 years, but aside from those who have come in direct contact with the nonprofit, there is a

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Get 5000, Give 5000. Impact Millions from YSA

Each year, Sodexo Foundation recognizes youth-led initiatives that work to improve the quality of life for children and families who are impacted by hunger in local communities. The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships reward students from K-12 through graduate school who are working to end hunger in their communities. To support their innovative efforts,

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Lights On Afterschool!

As we head into Lights On Afterschool, we have some new resources to share with you. –          We can provide a state-specific version of the STEM data infographic  for you to  release on Lights On Afterschool Day Oct 22.  Please email me to request: uhelminski@afterschoolalliance.org –          Talking pts for Lights On events with new STEM

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3 Tools to Fundraise for Your School or Organizations

We know finding money to support your great work is always a challenge. That’s why we’ve partnered with three organizations that can help you raise funds to support your school or organization’s service projects. GlobalGiving is accepting applications for new nonprofit partners around the world to join their crowdfunding community. Apply to join the December

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The national organization Generation Citizen is looking for youth to serve on their youth advisory boar. Apply ASAP!!!

  The national organization Generation Citizen, which is working to support groups across the country who are trying to lower the voting age to 16. They are looking for young people to be part of their youth advisory board, and asked me if any of the young people connected to the Student Voice, Student Vote coalition

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heck out this video by youth on youth/young adult centered care.

Colleagues at the University of Michigan’s Adolescent Health Initiative and their Teen Advisory Council just sent out a newly released YouTube video about youth perspectives-recommendation on creating youth/young adult-centered health care.   For those of you whose Title V/MCH program have chosen the adolescent/young adult well visit as the Title V Block grant youth-focused national

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